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MontaVista Software Announces New Rapid Deployment Program for Android

MontaVista® Software, LLC, a leader in embedded Linux® commercialization today announced a new rapid deployment program for Android™ that delivers commercial quality Android reference platforms for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) and MIPS processors, an Automated Test and Validation Suite (ATVS), and expands their existing commercialization services for Android. This new program is targeted at customers designing consumer devices ranging from Smartphones, set-top boxes, Digital TVs (DTV), IPTVs, Internet connected TVs, eReaders and eBooks, In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems, and other connected devices.

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MontaVista Showcases Developer Tools for Multi-core Development, Android-based Devices, and Industrial Automation Solutions at ESC Silicon Valley

MontaVista® Software, LLC, a leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, today announced MontaVista Linux and developer tools will be showcased in demonstrations of multi-core, industrial automation, and mobile technology at the upcoming ESC Silicon Valley event (booth #2222) April 27th to 29th in San Jose, CA. MontaVista Linux and developer tools are used by telecom, networking, consumer electronics, medical device, automotive, mobile, industrial and office automation manufacturers.

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MontaVista Software is Elected to the GENIVI Alliance Board of Directors

MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, announced it has been elected to the Board of Directors of the GENIVI Alliance, an automotive and consumer electronics industry association driving the development and adoption of an open In-vehicle Infotainment (IVI) reference platform. MontaVista was a Core member of GENIVI in it's inaugural year, and now assumes a seat on the board as GENIVI enters it's second year. Dan Cauchy, vice president of Marketing at MontaVista will sit on the GENIVI board.

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Montabello™ MID Platform from MontaVista wins VME and Critical Systems Magazine Editor’s Choice Award

MontaVista® Software LLC, the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, announced today its Montabello™ MID platform won an Editor's Choice Award from VME and Critical Systems magazine, a leading industry publication, in their December 2009 issue for its use in the Dell LatitudeON. Montabello is a fully customizable mobile internet device (MID) software platform that provides an integrated set of applications. The platform is designed to give users of mobile internet devices an Instant ON, Always ON, Always CONNECTED™ user experience.

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MontaVista Delivers Instant ON, Always ON, Always CONNECTED™ Experience as Part of Dell’s Latitude ON

MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, today announced that the company worked with Dell to develop the software stack for Latitude ON – Dell's instant, always on connection to email, Web, contacts and calendar. Built on the MontaVista Montabello™ MID platform, the software stack provides the advanced power management, fast startup, and connectivity management required by Latitude ON users.

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MontaVista Achieves Ultra-fast One Second Linux Boot Time in Embedded Industrial Applications

MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, today announced the achievement of ultra-fast boot times on MontaVista Linux for embedded industrial applications. At the Virtual Freescale Technology Forum this week, MontaVista will be demonstrating a sample dashboard application fully operational in one second from cold boot, achieving a level of previously unmatched performance on any embedded Linux.

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Spanish NEP Teltronic deploys MontaVista Linux in next-gen base stations

MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, today announced that MontaVista Linux has been deployed by Spanish network equipment provider (NEP) Teltronic in its next-generation private radio network base stations. Teltronic, a manufacturer of mobile terminals, in-car terminals and infrastructure for TETRA-based radio networks used by emergency services, security services, the police and public transportation systems, selected MontaVista Linux for use in forthcoming products due to the commercial-grade quality, integration and support provided by MontaVista.

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Press statement: MontaVista Linux powers Dell Latitude ON technology

Rusty Harris, president and CEO of MontaVista Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux commercialization, revealed today in his keynote address at the Vision 2008 Embedded Linux Developers Conference that MontaVista is working with Dell Inc. as the software technology provider and systems integrator to build the complete software stack for the forthcoming Dell Latitude ON technology based on MontaVista Linux. This joint development project between Dell and MontaVista is an example of how thousands of manufacturers and designers of smart devices use MontaVista Linux to design and build innovative new products.

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MontaVista and Atheros Deliver High Performance SDIO Stack to Open Source Community

MontaVista Software, Inc., the leading embedded Linux provider for the telecommunications, mobile and embedded markets, today announced the creation of a new open source project to provide full SDIO functionality to Linux.  Using an extensive code base developed by Atheros, the collaborative effort will provide an open source and architecture independent solution that offers high performance throughput while maintaining the flexibility to support various SDIO host controllers and devices. 

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MontaVista Linux provides fail-safe platform with clustering functions for Rohill’s latest network infrastructure products

MontaVista Software, Inc., the leading embedded Linux provider for the telecommunications, mobile, and embedded markets, today announced that Dutch network equipment provider Rohill has started shipping infrastructure equipment running MontaVista Carrier Grade Edition 4.0. Rohill supplies private radio network platforms and systems intended for mission-critical users such as the military, police, fire, ambulance services, as well as business critical users including airports and public transportation. At the heart of these systems are Rohill’s TetraNode eXchanges (TNXs), a pure soft-switch TETRA infrastructure solution, which can be interconnected by means of an IP network to form the digital backbone of a mobile communications network.

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Sun Microsystems Delivers Industry’s Fastest, Densest and Most Reliable Carrier Grade Blade Server

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) today introduced its new carrier-grade Netra(TM) AdvancedTCA (ATCA) blade server family, which includes the world's first UltraSPARC(R) and AMD Opteron(TM) processor-based ATCA blades.  Sun Netra ATCA blade server establishes a new standard for ATCA blade servers in the industry, offering up to 30% percent better compute density and up to 10% percent more performance as compared to Intel-based ATCA blade products and is designed for six-9's reliability, just seconds of downtime a year.

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MontaVista and Texas Instruments Team to Accelerate and Simplify the Development of Digital Video Applications

MontaVista Software, Inc., the leading Linux provider for the embedded and telecommunications markets, today announced MontaVista Linux Professional Edition (Pro) is the first available operating system for Texas Instruments Incorporated’s (TI) DaVinci™ technology.  With DaVinci technology, TI and MontaVista will provide the industry’s first complete offering of an open platform to enable digital video innovation without requiring extensive digital video expertise. 

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MontaVista Partners with SKY MobileMedia, Bluefin Mobile and Digital Airways to Demonstrate Integrated Mobile Phone Solution

MontaVista Software, Inc., the leading Linux provider for the embedded and telecommunications markets, today announced it has teamed with Mobilinux Open Framework partners SKY MobileMedia, Bluefin Mobile and Digital Airways to demonstrate an integrated mobile phone solution atop MontaVista's Linux operating system.  The solution demonstration addresses many of the complexities associated with the integration and interaction of voice and data software components, making it easier for handset developers to design Linux-based mobile phones.

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PalmSource and MontaVista Software Team to Accelerate Development of Next Generation Linux Mobile Phones

PalmSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSRC), provider of Palm OS®, a leading operating system powering next generation phones and mobile devices, and MontaVista Software, the leading Linux provider for the telecommunications market, today announced they are teaming up to help further accelerate the development of next generation Linux-based mobile phones. PalmSource has joined MontaVista’s Mobilinux Open Framework partner program; and MontaVista has joined PalmSource’s Palm Powered™ Mobile World (PPMW) program. As partners, MontaVista and PalmSource can leverage their collective expertise to create integrated solutions for handset vendors and mobile operators looking to build Linux handsets.

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Motorola Selects MontaVista Carrier Grade Linux as Preferred Development and Deployment Platform

Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the selection of MontaVista® Linux® Carrier Grade Edition (CGE) as the first preferred software development and deployment operating system for its Open Application-Enabling Platforms. Customers of both Motorola and MontaVista will see improved coordination of product roadmaps and support programs, allowing them to more easily incorporate new and upgraded communications computing technologies into their products. Customers also will be able to receive support throughout their product lifecycles.

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MontaVista Strengthens its Leadership Position In the Communications Market

MontaVista Software, Inc., the leading Linux provider for the embedded and communications markets, today announced it registered MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition (CGE) with both the Service Availability™ Forum (SA Forum) specifications and Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) Carrier Grade Linux requirements. As the only Linux provider to achieve this dual registration, this announcement demonstrates MontaVista’s continued market and technology leadership. Compliance with these important and rapidly evolving standards ultimately provides original equipment manufacturers and telecom equipment manufacturers with flexible, standards-based building blocks to help them create telecom solutions.

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